July 26, 2022
The team at The Foresight Companies are passionate about the funeral and cemetery profession. The knowledge that we teach our profession is not opinion, it is empirical facts and findings based on what the consumer is thinking about the funeral and cemetery profession. This is how they see the profession and they embracing new ways of doing things. When the pandemic began in 2020, we saw how fast our profession was hit due to the increased amount of deaths that were occurring. Certainly, all the first responders were put to work to aide and guide us through the pandemic. But what also emerged was the title of Last or Final Responders. These are the funeral and cemetery professionals who could not skip a beat and needed to work diligently and quickly to help families with shocking and sudden losses due […]
July 26, 2022
At The Foresight Companies our mission is to provide our clients with customized financial and operational solutions. We deliver results through our passion for the profession and the communities they serve.
July 25, 2022
We are excited to share our participation in the Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid educational series. The Foresight team is featured in the episode titled “Funeral Care and Final Wishes”. This short piece focuses on the way the profession adapted to meet the needs of the consumer following the pandemic. At The Foresight Companies, our mission is to provide customized financial and operational solutions to the funeral and cemetery profession. We actively engage with all members of the profession. We deliver results through our passion for the profession and the communities they serve. Over the last 40 years, we have made our goal to educate the profession on the new trends and shifts in behavior. Specifically, during the past two years we have focused on the factors impacting the profession because of the pandemic. We educate by providing empirical data and […]
July 25, 2022
We were excited to take part in the 2022 Funeral (Un)Conference. DISRUPT Media and ConnectingDirectors.com teamed up with deathcare leaders to bring the first-ever Funeral (un)Conference to your digital screen. Chris Cruger joined Day Two of the event for an unscripted and unprecedented panel discussion about all things business growth and funding. For a recap of the discussion, click the video below.
September 21, 2020
Many funeral home owners are considering opening a discount cremation brand to defend their market share from aggressive competitors. Seems like an obvious idea, but is it the smart thing to do? That depends. On this episode, John T. McQueen, CFSP joins Welton Hong and Ellery Bowker to share his expertise. John, was a successful funeral home operator who simultaneously grew brands at the high and low ends of the market. Click the video below to learn the answers to these three important questions: How to decide if you should (or should not) open a discount cremation business How to avoid cannibalizing your traditional business How to create differentiation between the brands to show value and support pricing